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Friday Night Live: Summer Nights in Downtown Cranford

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CRANFORD, NJ - The streets of downtown Cranford will be rockin with music, yoga, legos contests, giant games and entertainment starting Friday, June 12. The Friday Night Live series will kick off with a “Rockin Block Party” and continue one Friday night each month through October.

The June 12, event runs from 6- 9 p.m.and includes Pop-Up Yoga on Alden Street run by Alluem Yoga, music, Knitting in Public Night, special events in many stores and so much more. Giant board games like Connect Four, Checkers and Tic-Tac-Toe will be on various downtown streets for everyone to stop and play.

Future Friday Night Live! Nights include “Legos, Legos Everywhere” contest on July 10. Bring your own legos and have a blast. On August 21, Alluem will be back with the annual Rock Yoga Night and other Cranford businesses will participate in Wellness & Fitness activities. On September 4, downtown streets will become “Jersey Boardwalk Nights”. The series will conclude on October 23 with “Wild & Crazy Scarecrows” as part of the 8th Annual Scarecrow Stroll. Every event will include music, entertainment, activities for kids.

For more information about each event, activities and entertainment like the downtown Cranford Facebook page, www.facebook.com/downtowncranford.

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